Synonymous with creating the flawless face, Laura Mercier cosmetics which launched in 1996 has come a long way. Today, with 853 stores in 26 countries, the brand boasts celebrity fans such as Angelina Jolie, Blake Lively, Natalie Portman and Rachel Bilson just to name a few. The flawless face is the core philosophy of the Laura Mercier brand shares Mercier, “Before applying any colour, I always create a fresh canvas – a flawless finish. Making your skin look perfect is the first and most important thing you can do to achieve a truly great look.” Director of International Artistry & Promotions at Laura Mercier cosmetics, Tayaba Jafri, shared the four simple steps which makes the flawless face. Step one: Prime the skin Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, $52 for 50ml If you didn’t know, Laura Mercier cosmetics were the pioneers of foundation primers. A foundation primer is a colourless gel which helps create a more even skin surface so skin texture appears smoother and it also ensures that makeup stays fresher and lasts longer throughout the day. To apply, place a five-cent sized dollop on your hand and lightly massage into skin in an outward and downward motion. Laura Mercier’s foundation primers come in five variants to suit your different skin needs. ( do check out at sephora ) For normal and combination skin: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer For dry or mature skin: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer – Hydrating For oily sensitive and acne prone skin (they have it for sensitive skin too) Laura Mercier Foundation Primer – oil-free For a cream to powder finish: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer – Mineral For a healthy radiant glow: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer – Radiance (new) Step Two : Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Tinted Moisturizer Laura’s revolutionary and award-winning Tinted Moisturizer is a sheer, lightweight moisturizer with SPF 20 and a hint of color that can be used in place of foundation for a natural appearance while adding a healthy glow to the complexion Laura’s technique: Place a small amount of Tinted Moisturizer on the back of your hand and pickup formula with the narrow end of an egg-shaped sponge or clean fingertips. Apply to the face working on one area at a time. Laura recommends starting at the outer portion of the face and working inwards toward the nose. Avoid excess application around the contours of the face. Blend well. Repeat application until desired coverage is achieved. If you’re looking for a product which provides sheer coverage, try Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20. It keeps skin hydrated, evens out skin tone and is long-wearing, fuss-free and great for the weekends. A Beauty tip here, Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 20 is good when u go on really light makeup or want to wear makeup when u go for a casual family event. Also, if you are looking for a glowing dewy look and illuminating effect on your skin, it is achievable by using Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer spf20 illuminating. it has a golden glow on the skin 🙂 it is sooo natural my skin not only look classy and elegant… i am sooo tempted to even put it over my legs and make me pretty and glowing. Step three : Set with powder Laura Mercier Loose Setting Translucent Powder, $56 Setting your makeup with powder extends makeup wear. It also gives makeup a natural and velvety finish. Laura Mercier recommends setting your makeup with a powder that has no pigment so as not to distort the colour of your makeup. If you want to combat shine, try Laura Mercier’s Mineral Finish Powder. It’s ideal for setting liquid foundations and controls sebum production Wanna Try Laura Mercier products? because it is sooo affordable and effective for beautiful and flawless skin that you want to achieve yet using a product with fine ingredients and skin benefits.
Drop by any Sephora store for a *complimentarY 5 day trial size primer/ tinted moisturiser at any sephora counters with any purchase at the sephora cashiers counters. Laura Mercier cosmetics are now available at all Singapore Sephora outlets.
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